He was born in 1840/41 (4 (20 in 1861), 5 (20 in 1861), 7 (40 in 1870), 11 (44 at death in 1876)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 7, 11).
He probably had a daughter born in April 1851 (8). In 1910, his wife had had three children, two of whom were still living (9).
When he enlisted, he was a glass blower (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 6 September 1861 (1) or 23 September 1861 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (4). He was a private in company A (1, 12).
In 1870, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was a glassblower (7). He was living with with wife Harriet, and two children (7).
He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (probably at 2225 Pemberston Street), on 30 April 1876, of heart disease (6, 11). He was then a huckster (11). He was buried on 2 May 1876, at Mount Moriah Cemetery (11).
In 1880, his widow was living with her children and their families on Penrose Ferry Road, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10).
On 3 July 1890, his widow, Harriet A Vanderslice, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (2, 6).
In 1900, his widow, Harriet A Vanderslice, was living on Penrose Avenue, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). She was living with her daughter Alice and Alice's family (8). She was a servant (8).
In 1910, his widow was living at 2145 [?] Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). She was living with her daughter Alice and family (9). She had never learned to read or write (9).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster)
2 pension index, by name (searched 25 April 2001, on <www.ancestry.com>)
3 register of men discharged, co.A (Jacob Vanderslice)
4 company A descriptive roll, entry 57 (Jacob Vanderslice)
5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Jacob Vanderslice)
6 pension index, by regiment (Jacob Vanderslice)
7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 443 = 27 handwritten (Jacob Vanderslice)
8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 936, microfilm series T623, film 1477, page 304 = 16 B handwritten (Harriet A Vanderslice)
9 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 36, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 880, microfilm series T624, film 1407, page 136 = 12A handwritten (Harriet A Vanderslice)
10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 544, microfilm series T9, film 1185, pages 401-402 = page 8D handwritten (A Vanderslice)
11 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 30 April 1876 (Jacob Vanderslice)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Jacob Vanderslice)
|Name||Vanderslice, Jacob||" Harriet A||" Alice||" Mary|
|Occupation||Glass Blower||House Keeper||Pocket Box Maker||Paper Box Maker|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Penrose Ferry Road||Penrose Ferry Road|
|house number||No Numbers||No Numbers|
|dwelling visit #||62||62|
|family visit #||65||65|
|name||Ott Oliver H||- Alice||- Oliver H||Vanderslice A. [sic]||Spink [??] William E||- Mary||Myers [?] John||Nailor William|
|month born if born in year|
|relationship||Wife||Son||Mother in Law||Boarder [sic]||Sister-in Law||Boarder||Boarder|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||House Keeping||Brick Layer||Laborer||Laborer|
|school this year|
|name||Ott Oliver||- Alice||- Oliver H||- Mary S||- Harriet A||- Ester||- William S||- Pearl M||Vanderslice Harriet||Gater John|
|relationship||Head||Wife||Son||Daughter||Daughter||D In law||G Son||Daughter||M in law||Boarder|
|birth date||Jan 1845||Apr 1851||Mar 1878||Feb 1881||June 1886||Aug 1878||Feb 1898||May 1899||Dec 1832||Dec 1868|
|# years married||27||27||3||3|
|mother of how many children?||6||2||[blank]|
|# of children living||3||2||[blank]|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Gardener||Gardener Lab||Servant||At School||Servant||Garden Lab|
|# months not employed||0||0||0||0|
|# months in school|
|can write||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||No [?]||No||No||yes|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule||20|
|house nr||2145 [?]|
|name||Ott, Olive [sic] H||- Alice||- Harriet A||Vanderslice Harriet A||Gates John S|
|#years present marriage||37||37|
|mother of # children||6||3|
|mother of # living children||3||2|
|nature of industry etc.||Truck Farmer||Farm|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule||3|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|